S2 E6. Why do people need a stage to act? How many people are there in the world? Are there more boys or girls in the world? Ft special guest expert actor Dan Stevens


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In this week's show we answer three questions from Tasso, Lily and Mia with help from special guest expert Dan Stevens.

Dan Stevens is an English actor who now lives in America, he shot to fame in Downton Abbey and has since been in The Man Who Invented Christmas, Night at the Museum and Eurovision.

Dan tells us all about why actors love a stage to perform on as well as why they wear make up and costumes plus we find out about the history of make up including how our cousins, the Neanderthals wore make up 50,000 years ago!

We find out how many people there are in the world right now and how many there are likely to be in the future as well as how many babies were born today!

In answering Mia’s question we find out that there aren’t even numbers of boys born as girls and why that is.

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Molly Oldfield studied History at Oxford before becoming a QI elf, writing and researching questions for the BBC quiz show for twelve years. She has written three books. They are The Secret Museum, a book about all the things that are in museums that rarely, if ever, go on display; Wonders of the World’s Museums filled with things you can see, and Natural Wonders of the World about all kinds of creatures and places on our beautiful planet we call home.

This podcast will also be published as Everything Under the Sun – A Year of Curious Questions in September 2021 by Ladybird at Penguin Random House.

Dan Stevens twitter: @thatdanstevens

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